Monday, 19 May 2008

Life on Mars American Style

This looks so unbelievably bad that it is almost funny. Almost.

I seriously wondered at first whether it was a parody (but see An American Life on Mars?). Here's my question. In the UK, the best American shows are broadcast primetime on mainstream channels. Why don't the American networks do the same thing with the best British shows? The trailer above begins "Based on the Groundbreaking International Hit Series". So why not just show the groundbreaking international hit series? In fact, the only way to watch the latter on American TV was on a massively cut, non-widescreen version on BBC America.

1 comment:

Cb said...

Mark, I couldn't agree more. I am proud to be a 'Merican, but why can't we just acknowledge that sometimes others do things better and celebrate that? Meh.